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World No. 3 PV Sindhu eyes good show at Asia badminton championship title

World No. 3 PV Sindhu eyes good show at Asia badminton championship title

The 21-year-old from Hyderabad will square off against Indonesia's Dinar Dyah Ayustine in the opening round.

China Masters: Parupalli Kashyap crashes out in prequarters to third seed Qiao Bin

China Masters: Parupalli Kashyap crashes out in prequarters to third seed Qiao Bin

Kashyap lost 10-21 22-20 13-21 to former World No. 6 and third seed Qiao Bin of China in a contest which lasted an hour and 16 minutes at the Olympic sports center.

BWF ranking: PV Sindhu moves up to No. 3; Srikanth, Praneeth gain eight positions each

BWF ranking: PV Sindhu moves up to No. 3; Srikanth, Praneeth gain eight positions each

Sindhu, who had slipped to number five last week, earned two spots on the basis of making the quarterfinals of the recently-concluded Singapore Open Super Series.

PV Sindhu not bothered about slipping to No. 5 in rankings, says winning and losing is part of life

PV Sindhu not bothered about slipping to No. 5 in rankings, says winning and losing is part of life

India`s star shuttler P.V. Sindhu is focusing on coming championships and aims to give her best to achieve her ultimate goal -- becoming World No. 1.

Parupalli Kashyap, Harsheel Dani reach prequarters at China Masters Grand Prix

Parupalli Kashyap, Harsheel Dani reach prequarters at China Masters Grand Prix

The former World No. 6, Kashyap will face third seeded Chinese Qiao Bin on Thursday.

Indian shuttlers should look for consistency and target bigger tournaments, feels Pullela Gopichand

Indian shuttlers should look for consistency and target bigger tournaments, feels Pullela Gopichand

Gopichand expressed satisfaction over the recent performances of Indian shuttlers, including P V Sindhu and B Sai Praneeth, but said its time to step up to the next level as a lot still needs to be achieved.

Singapore Open champ Sai Praneeth has quality but he needs consistency: Pullela Gopichand

Singapore Open champ Sai Praneeth has quality but he needs consistency: Pullela Gopichand

Praneeth had clinched the Canada Open last year and reached the Syed Modi Grand prix Gold this year in January. However, he hurt his shoulder during the final.

Singapore Open: B Sai Praneeth beats compatriot Kidambi Srikanth 17-21, 21-17, 21-12 to win maiden Superseries title

Singapore Open: B Sai Praneeth beats compatriot Kidambi Srikanth 17-21, 21-17, 21-12 to win maiden Superseries title

With this win, Praneeth has now extended his head-to-head record against Srikanth to 5-1

Singapore Open: It's Kidambi Srikanth vs Sai Praneeth in a dream all-India final

Singapore Open: It's Kidambi Srikanth vs Sai Praneeth in a dream all-India final

Going in tomorrow match, the higher ranked Srikanth will be deemed favourite, but Praneeth has a 4-1 head-to-head record against his more illustrious compatriot.

Singapore Open: Kidambi Srikanth, Sai Praneeth make it to semis, PV Sindhu loses to Carolina Marin

Singapore Open: Kidambi Srikanth, Sai Praneeth make it to semis, PV Sindhu loses to Carolina Marin

Sindhu, who had dropped down to world number 5 due to her first round exit at the Malaysia Open last week, never looked the player who had outsmarted Marin not too long back in New Delhi.

Singapore Open Superseries: PV Sindhu, Sai Praneeth advance to quarter-finals

Singapore Open Superseries: PV Sindhu, Sai Praneeth advance to quarter-finals

The fifth seeded Sindhu lost the first game before staging a superb comeback to win 19-21, 21-17, 21-8 in a contest that lasted around one hour.

BWF Ranking: Indian shuttler PV Sindhu slips three places to be World No.5

BWF Ranking: Indian shuttler PV Sindhu slips three places to be World No.5

The 21-year-old shuttler from Hyderabad suffered a shock first-round exit from the Malaysia Open Super Series in Kuching last week to go down the ladder.

PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth enter second round of Singapore Open

PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth enter second round of Singapore Open

Srikanth will play Ihsan Maulana Mustofa of Indonesia in his next match.

China's badminton head coach, Li Yongbo, to retire after 24 years

China's badminton head coach, Li Yongbo, to retire after 24 years

Li Yongbo will be reassigned along with some other coaching staff to an advisory panel with the Chinese Olympic Committee, the report said.

PV Sindhu, unknown Nikhar Garg in fray for position in Badminton World Federation's Athletes Commission

PV Sindhu, unknown Nikhar Garg in fray for position in Badminton World Federation's Athletes Commission

Apart from Sindhu, the list also comprises two former world No.1s in men's doubles and a former European men's singles champion.

Singapore Super Series: Saina Nehwal withdraws, PV Sindhu hoping for better show

Singapore Super Series: Saina Nehwal withdraws, PV Sindhu hoping for better show

The 27-year-old Saina said she will next play at the Asian Badminton Championship to be held at Wuhan, China later this month.

Malaysia Open: Indian hope Ajay Jayaram loses to South Korea's Son Wan Ho in quarters

Malaysia Open: Indian hope Ajay Jayaram loses to South Korea's Son Wan Ho in quarters

Jayaram, the lone Indian to have crossed the first-round barrier of the tournament, was handed a 18-21, 14-21 defeat in 37 minutes by Son.

India Open champion PV Sindhu reaches career-best World No 2 ranking

India Open champion PV Sindhu reaches career-best World No 2 ranking

Saina, who also lost in the first round of the Malaysia Open, however, lost a place to be at ninth position in the ranking table with 64279 points.

Malaysia Open: Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram stuns fourth-seeded Viktor Axelsen to enter quarters

Malaysia Open: Indian shuttler Ajay Jayaram stuns fourth-seeded Viktor Axelsen to enter quarters

The match which lasted around 44 minutes at the Stadium Perpaduan - 3 here, saw a fightback from the Indian shuttler after dropping the opening game 9-11.

Malaysia Open Superseries: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu toppled in 1st Round, Ajay Jayaram sails through

Malaysia Open Superseries: Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu toppled in 1st Round, Ajay Jayaram sails through

Sixth seed and 2016 Olympic silver medallist Sindhu was toppled by world No.13 Chen Yufei of China 21-18, 19-21, 17-21 in an hour and eight minutes.